This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Security Deposit issues in Pennsylvania.
Handbook on Rules and Procedures for Landlord-Tenant Relations in the Fifth Judicial District - Allegheny County
This handbook outlines what a tenant in Allegheny County should know if they have a dispute with their landlord. It details how a tenant can avoid court, instances when a tenant can bring their landlord to court and what to do if a tenant must go to court. Download PDF version. Read More
This handbook from North Penn Legal Services provides useful information about renting an apartment and some of the basics of landlord-tenant law. For those looking for rental housing, the handbook has practical suggestions about what to look for while inspecting the rental unit and what questions to ask the landlord. For those who are already renting, the handbook discusses common problems such as nonpayment of rent or complaints about repairs. [PDF] Read More
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This handbook from Neighborhood Legal Services Association is designed to address some common problems that you may face as a tenant. It addresses a number issues including Searching for a rental unit; Reviewing and signing your lease; Moving into your new rental unit; Living in your rental unit; and Moving out. [PDF] Content Detail